Dreamer smorrey at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 09:35:26 MST 2005

Email it to me directly (smorrey at gmail.com) and I'll get it fixed for
ya, I've been down this path 1/2 million or so times.

On 10/29/05, Stephen Ward <sjward at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This is probably in your Screen section in /etc/X11/XF86Config or
> > /etc/X11/xorg.conf.  You can specify the screen resolution and the
> > virtual desktop size there.
> Duly noted.
> > You may have multiple ratios between the physical and virtual
> > screens. If the ratio is 1:1, which is what you are used to, then
> > there is no panning. To toggle between ratios, use CTL-ALT-+ and
> > CTL-ALT-- on the numeric pad.
> That is a handy keyboard shortcut, but alas, it doesn't solve my
> problem.  On my setup it toggles between two ratios: too big, and way
> too big.
> > nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > Delete the lines that refer to Virtual Screens and their sizes.
> Unfortunately, there is not a single reference in my config file
> (/etc/X11/XFree86-Config) to a Virtual Screen.  In fact, I did a
> recursive grep on the entire /etc/X11/ directory and didn't find one.
> I'll paste some of my config file if anyone is curious/interested.
> I've been getting by by switching my driver back to "nv" (instead of
> "nvidia"), but it sure would be nice to get the nvidia driver working.
> Any other ideas?  Anyone else ever run into this problem?
> Thanks,
> Stephen
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